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Palestine’s decision to join the ICC in late 2014 capped off a turbulent year in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), a region beset by conflict and frequent allegations of human rights abuses. In the latest issue of Al-Mahkamah, … Continue reading

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Time for Egypt to join the ICC

In the wake of the Arab Spring, Egypt has a pressing need for transitional justice. Joining the ICC would signal to the world that the Egyptian state is ready to solidify its stated commitment to accountability and rule of law.

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Civil society hopes Al-Sisi election will reignite Egypt’s drive to join ICC

The ongoing transitional justice process in Egypt is reigniting a crucial debate among advocates regarding the role the ICC can play in delivering justice and redress to victims of grave crimes. The election of Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi as president early last … Continue reading

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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – ICC dismisses request to accept jurisdiction over Egypt

The ICC announced yesterday that it had dismissed a communication from lawyers representing the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, among others, seeking to accept the Court’s jurisdiction over alleged crimes in Egypt since June last year. The Court said the petitioners “lacked the … Continue reading

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